Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee

PURPOSE
  • To identify and serve the professional needs of financial aid administrators working with graduate and professional students and to increase their participation in the Association.
DUTIES
  • Define the graduate and professional sector(s) and their needs.

  • Prepare a plan to achieve the Committee’s purpose.

  • Work with the Annual Conference and Training Committees to ensure that graduate and professional interests are represented during training sessions.

  • Prepare a budget for annual operations and account to the Treasurer for all expenditures with necessary supporting documentation.

MEMBERSHIP
  • Chair (or co-chairs): Appointed by the President.
  • Members: At least two committee members (additional as necessary), selected by the chair with the approval of the President.
TENURE
  • One year, but may be re-appointed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience working with a graduate or professional student population.
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL CONTACT
Current Committee members

Chair

  • Sylvie Hangen – Quinnipiac University School of Medicine
  • Kelly Jambo – Sacred Heart University

Members

  • Jill Wurcel – Quinnipiac School of Law
  • Vivian Castelli – UConn
Past Membership

Committee Members (2015-2016)

Co-Chairs

  • Sylvie Hangen – Quinnipiac University School of Medicine
  • Jill Wurcel – Quinnipiac School of Law

Members

  • Vivian Castelli – UConn

 

Committee Members (2014-2015)

Co-Chairs

  • Jill Stone – Yale Law School
  • Jill Wurcel – Quinnipiac School of Law

Members

  • Jen Vanbrederode – Quinnipiac University
  • David Blackmon – Porter & Chester
  • Nicole DePaola – Yale University
  • Kellie Webb – Yale University
  • Joanna Joseph – Yale University
  • Kim Droniak – Fairfield University
  • Toni Abildgaard – Yale Unviersity
  • Heather Hamilton – Quinnipiac University

 

Committee Members (2007-2008)

Chair

  • Caesar Storlazzi – Yale University

 

Committee Members (2006-2007)

Chair

  • Caesar Storlazzi – Yale University

Members

  • Odette Franceskino – Quinnipiac Law
  • Jennifer Brinley – Yale Graduate School
  • Kathy Gailor – University of Bridgeport
  • Doreen Generoso – Yale Divinity School
  • Roberta Frick Gorra – Uconn School of Law
  • Heather Hamilton – Quinnipiac University
  • Pamela Nyiri – Yale School of Medicine & PA
  • Suzanne Stringer – Yale School of Music
  • Anne Traverso – Student Loan Xpress
  • Jill Wurcel – Quinnipiac Law
  • Richard Bishop – CCSU
  • Chuck Courtemanche – Chase
  • Andrea Devereux – UCONN Medical & Dental
  • Jennifer Fuhrmann – UCONN School of Social Work
  • Kimberly Siwarski – Access Group
  • Susan Wrzosek – Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • Patrick Ziegler – Great Lakes

 

Committee Members (2005-2006)

Chair

  • Odette Franceskino, Quinnipiac University School of Law

Members

  • Roberta Bartek – Yale University
  • Richard Bishop – Central Connecticut State University
  • Jennifer Brinley – Yale Graduate School
  • Noemi Crespo – University of Connecticut Schools of Medical and Dental Medicine
  • Andrea Devereux – Saint Joseph College
  • Claire Dwyer – Sallie Mae
  • Robyn Frick – University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Kathy Gailor – University of Bridgeport
  • Doreen Generoso – Yale Divinity School
  • Heather Hamilton – Quinnipiac University
  • Lori Moore – Access Group
  • Pamela Nyiri – Yale School of Medicine & PA
  • Caesar Storlazzi – Yale University
  • Suzanne Stringer – Yale School of Music
  • Anne Traverso – Student Loan Xpress
  • Jill Wurcel – Quinnipiac University School of Law